RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder

Document ID : KB000087982
Last Modified Date : 14/04/2018
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Issue:
Error Message :
N/A

If you are executing a Business Objects report that is located in a different folder but has the same name as a report in a parent folder, the parent folder's report will be executed.

Investigation

1. Create a report in a Business Objects folder. 
2. Create a sub folder called s3thj9 
3. Copy the first report into the s3thj9 folder. 
4. Execute the report that is now in s3thj9. 

Actual
The report in item 1 will be executed.

Expected
The report in item 4 should be executed.

Cause:
Cause type:
Defect
Root Cause: RA Business Objects Job executing report in incorrect folder with the same name
Resolution:
The RA BusinessObjects job would execute the Report in the incorrect folder. Previously, it was checking for the report name in each sub-directory until reaching the reports folder. Now, as of the released version listed below, it only checks the report name in the specified reports folder.

Fix Status: Released

Fix Version(s):
RA Business Objects 4.0.0 - Available
Additional Information:
Workaround :
Give all reports unique names when possible.